Subject: Re: sudden detach
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/11/2006 19:23:10
On Tue, Jul 11, 2006 at 12:18:04PM -0500, David Young wrote:
> I have always considered it a bug in Windows XP that the user has to
> intervene before a device can be removed.  I thought that both USB and
> Cardbus were designed to make a sudden detach possible?  In principle,
> can't a carefully written driver survive a sudden detach?

The user is *asked* to warn the OS ahead. This makes it more reliable.
Most of the time it doesn't matter.